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Ubuntu opens portal everytime to open downloaded file

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer… (read more)

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer. Now I get a pop-up telling me the Portal "Open with" is ready which then presents me with a set of options for where to open the file. I have looked around for anyone else with this problem but haven't found anyone.

Additional info: If I use the show enclosing folder feature it actually shows me a temp folder (image attached)

Asked by btickell 21 hours ago

Outlook Won't Load After Logging In - "Repeating Redirects Detected"

I'm unable to login to Outlook through Firefox on my desktop - Chrome works fine, and I'm not having issues when logging in to Outlook on my laptop using Firefox. After e… (read more)

I'm unable to login to Outlook through Firefox on my desktop - Chrome works fine, and I'm not having issues when logging in to Outlook on my laptop using Firefox. After entering my username and password, I see a white page with "Working..." flickering on the tab, then a "X-Redir-Error" pops up. I have tried updating and restarting Firefox, clearing cookies, and using a private window - I was walked through troubleshooting steps by IT at my school as well, but it seems very clear that the issue is with the Firefox browser, and not my Outlook account. Any other suggestions to fix? Thank you!

Asked by hubcap.moon 9 hours ago

Bookmarks disappeared after comp reset

Hi there, I reset my computer to the factory settings and I thought that my google account will hold all my saved bookmarks, that I need only to sign in and find them aga… (read more)

Hi there, I reset my computer to the factory settings and I thought that my google account will hold all my saved bookmarks, that I need only to sign in and find them again in the bookmark manager. I can't find them anymore and there is no backup file as the comp was restored. Is it possible to get them back somehow? Some of them were quite important. Thank you very much.

Asked by dosztalmonika 9 hours ago

Microsoft app https://to-do.live.com/tasks/ not loading on Firefox

"Microsoft to-do" isn't loading correctly on Firefox, it's stuck on a spinning wheel, however it works on Firefox private. I've cleared cache and cookies but this hasn't … (read more)

"Microsoft to-do" isn't loading correctly on Firefox, it's stuck on a spinning wheel, however it works on Firefox private.

I've cleared cache and cookies but this hasn't helped. Enhanced Tracking is off for this page, there are no extensions on my browser.

All other Microsoft apps work correctly, it's just this one.

What else can I try to fix this?

Asked by firefrog_180 8 hours ago

I need help restoring my account

Today my Windows 10 had a blue screen of death nothing but constant "oH wE wIlL hElP yOu" screens and nothing helping my issues (as always with windows) but anyways let g… (read more)

Today my Windows 10 had a blue screen of death nothing but constant "oH wE wIlL hElP yOu" screens and nothing helping my issues (as always with windows) but anyways let get to the point is there anyone in firefox that can help me get access to my firefox sync i have the password for it because i logged it but i made the worst mistake not grabbing the password to the email of the firefox account too.... which is in firefox sync it has sent a verification to an email i just cant access because i doubled bladed myself so badly and thats not the worst part because my firefox sync has all of my steam and school work related site passwords i really cant lose it all

if there is someone in firefox i can literally verify my locations and passwords and accounts literally anything to show its mine

i even paid for the mozzila vpn before i can show the card used to pay for it too

cant get in but at least no one else can

Asked by ooooooimtelling 8 hours ago

Updates change PDF actions to "SAVE" instead of my set preference.

Why, whenever there is an update, do you insist on changing one of the PDF actions to "SAVE" instead of my set preference of "Open in Adobe PDF reader" This happens ever… (read more)

Why, whenever there is an update, do you insist on changing one of the PDF actions to "SAVE" instead of my set preference of "Open in Adobe PDF reader" This happens every time you do an update causing me to reset it. Stop messing with my set preferences. Thanks.

Asked by Bob Alder 7 hours ago

Getting rid of Duckduckgo

I installed the Duckduckgo extension and decided after a week that I didn't want to use it any longer. I disabled the extension and in Preferences/Search selected Google … (read more)

I installed the Duckduckgo extension and decided after a week that I didn't want to use it any longer. I disabled the extension and in Preferences/Search selected Google to once again be my default search engine. But, when I do a search, Duckduckgo comes up as the default, and when I look in Preferences/Search it again shows as the default. I went back into extensions and totally removed Duckduckgo, reset Google again as the default but it reverts to Duckduckgo. I went into One-Click Search Engines and removed Duckduckgo, but then when I try to select my default search engine there are no search engines from which to choose. I clicked on Restore Default Search Engines but then I'm back to Duckduckgo being the default search engine. I've spent hours searching online with no success. How do I get rid of it and get Google back as my default? I'm using Firefox 82.0 on an iMac running Catalina. I updated to 82.0 hoping that might solve the issue, but no luck.

Asked by philmguy 14 minutes ago

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC . Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to m… (read more)

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC .

Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to me and not all over the internet /cloud .

Asked by UgotNO1 2 minutes ago